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Atlantic Philanthropies Stakes $25-Million on Health-Care Lobbying Group

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

21 August 2009 - Original Source

Health Care for America Now is an Atlantic grantee.

By Ian Wilhelm.

In the scramble to carve out a role in the health-care debate, Atlantic Philanthropies has stepped forward with perhaps the most aggressive bet among nonprofit players.  Since last year, it has awarded $25-million to push President Obama and members of Congress to support a health plan that covers all Americans, includes a government-run insurance program, and makes medical services more accessible to minorities and poor people.

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